American Manufacturing

American Manufacturing

The other day while watching television, a commercial jumped out at me. It was the Jeep Grand Cherokee commercial based on the theme, “The things we make, make us”. The Jeep commercial expounded on “What makes us Americans are the things we make. We were once a...

Illinois Manufacturing: Driving Economic Growth

Illinois’ manufacturers are leading the recovery by becoming more innovative, investing in new technologies and business practices, and increasing the productivity of their workers. The result: more high-wage manufacturing jobs are being created and retained and...

Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 108.0% in 2011

May U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $388.27 million, according to AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program,...

Manufacturing Technology Consumption up 105.3%

April U.S. manufacturing technology consumption totaled $396.92 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association. This total, as reported by companies participating in the...